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- n. history, mainly used by schoolchildren.
- interj. A sibilant exclamation that one should be silent
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- interj. Hush; be silent; -- a signal for silence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A sibilant utterance used to attract attention and command or suggest silence.
- To incite, as a dog, by making a sibilant sound.
- [In the following passage hist is apparently the imperative of the verb, but it is peculiarly used, perhaps like whist as used also by Milton as an apparent past participle (“the winds with wonder whist”).
- n. A common dialectal form of hoist.
- n. An abbreviation of history, historical.
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